Tourism: Carnival Calabar Chairman Ita Giwa at the carnival São Paolo Brazil

Carnival Calabar Chairman Ita Giwa at the carnival São Paolo Brazil After successfully winning the 2016 Carnival Calabar for the first time in the history of the yearly event, Seagull Band, one of the bands of the festival, took part in the carnival São Paolo Brazil. The band led by its chairman, ‎ Princess Senator Florence Ita Giwa, brought the […]

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Africa: Gov. Ayade, Air Peace MD Onyema and Ekezie of Wakanow win Man of the Year Awards

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Gov. Ayade, Air Peace MD Onyema and Ekezie of Wakanow win Man of the Year Awards Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has won the Atqnews Tourism Man of the Year award for 2016, this is as the CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema also emerged the Aviation Man of the year while Mr. Obinna Ekezie, Managing Director […]

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Africa: Carnival Calabar, Melting pot of African culture

Carnival Calabar: Melting pot of African culture If there was a year Carnival Calabar stamped its mark as Nigeria’s foremost tourist destination, it was 2016 during the last carnival. In the process, the city has also established itself as the number melting point for all cultures in Africa. For many who are used to the carnival, the high point was […]

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Tourism: Cultural Fusion, As International Carnival Calabar Highlights Climate Change

Cultural Fusion, As International Carnival Calabar Highlights Climate Change The International Carnival Calabar which is distinct from the traditional street parade, helped to make the 2016 carnival the best ever, despite coming close to being derailed by bad weather, reports Demola Ojo The performances by different bands and troupes at the U.J Eusuene Stadium in Calabar on December 29 last […]

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Africa: Carnival Calabar 2016, The Thrills And Colour

Carnival Calabar 2016, The Thrills And Colour Carnival Calabar 2016 writes ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA was a box office affair as it generated a lot of motions, colours and excitements. PROLOGUE The excitement was turbo charged and Calabar, the theatre for the Calabar Festival 2016, was filled with colours and people of all colours, races, statuses and backgrounds who have abandoned […]

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Tourism: South Africans on a road Trip to Obudu after Carnival Calabar enjoy the African Magic Life

South Africans on a road Trip to Obudu after Carnival Calabar enjoy the African Magic Life By Friday Nwosu The 2nd edition of International Carnival Calabar, dubbed the biggest street party in Africa, once again was held successfully with 13 participating countries. Participating countries like South Korea, Ukraine, Turkey, Croatia, Spain and Brazil and other Africa countries like Ghana, South […]

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Tourism:Brazil’s Vai Vai Band wins International Carnival Calabar

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Brazil’s Vai Vai Band wins International Carnival Calabar By Friday Nwosu The 2nd edition of the International Carnival Calabar was won by the Tobias Vai Vai band of Brazil. This is just as the Ghanaian and Rwanda dancers came second and third respectively. There were 13 countries participating in the event that started later than usual. The countries participating were all […]

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Africa: Reports Of Robbery In Calabar Festival Village A Lie – Cross River State

Reports Of Robbery In Calabar Festival Village A Lie – Cross River State The Cross River State Government has described reports in some national dailies about a purported armed robbery attack on the Calabar Christmas Village as a ruse and a mere tissue of lies. The Government in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant on Media to Governor […]

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Africa: Carnival Calabar rocks Nigeria this Christmas

Carnival Calabar rocks Nigeria this Christmas By Friday Nwosu As the year gradually winds up, all eyes will be focused on Cross Rivers State, the home of Africa’s biggest street party-Carnival Calabar. The Calabar International Street Carnival has always played host to thousands of tourists from around the world. Activities for this year’s carnival event kick started on the 1st […]

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Tourism: Carnival Calabar preps with dry Run

Ahead of the 2016 Carnival Calabar schedule for the later part of December, Cross Riverians, on Sunday came out in their drove to join carnival band loyalists for the second dry run. The dry run as it is called is a dress rehearsal created by the Carnival Commission to test-run innovations meant to add fun and pageantry to the carnival […]

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